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Van my van has a very high fuel consumption,its deisel, and costs me 80pounds a week i do about 40 miles if that,

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Hi paulsage8

If the vehicle emits black heavy smoke, the fault will likely to be from the injector pump....

The economy problem is first attend to by replacing the fuel filter.....Once removed, before fitting a replacement, fill it to the top with clean diesel fuel and then screw it home....Bleed all remaining air and when starting the engine, bleed the individual injectors.....After completing also replace the air filter....

Regards Johngee10

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